"Environmentally Sound, with Style"

Friday, April 24th, Vancouver Sun–My brother and his wife were featured in the “At Home” section for the house they recently renovated in an environmentally friendly way.

Environmentally sound, with style
Doing less sometimes means doing more for Mother Earth
John Mackie, Vancouver Sun

Everybody wants to do their bit for the environment these days, but it can be a bit daunting if you’re renovating. It’d be great to install solar panels on the roof, put in geo-thermal heating and dump your old energy-gobbling appliances for spiffy new eco-friendly models, but it’s darned expensive.
Still, renovating in an environmentally friendly manner doesn’t necessarily mean you have to install a waste-water recycling system or replace all those beautiful old wooden windows with double-paned jobs. There are all sorts of smaller choices that can add up to a big environmental impact… (read more)

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